|Exploring the hand cut gold mine on steep cliff edge of Plenty River bank (circa late 1980s)|
A few odd photos from times spent on the river bank and exploring an old mine on the hillside of the plenty river...
|The author with the dogs Tessa and Ben at camp A (circa 1987)|
|Renegade delinquents honing their skills (circa 1987)|
|The Outlaw retreat - Camp A|
Holding my old Bowie knife and dusting off a moldy pair of boots.
Not much of a starting point but a bunch of fading memories could polish up ok with a few visual prompts and the help of my new State Library of Victoria Library Card.
Some say the river was lost after they built the Yan Yean reservoir... Gold was a passing fad... But there is treasure beyond gold in the past and I pray the future of the Plenty River Valley.